What's New

2017

Dec

New

Zoho People Integration

Time-offs can now be managed efficiently while planning projects with our Zoho People Integration.

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Update

Task and Issue Timer

We’ve enhanced task and issue timer with the pause and resume options.

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New

Dependency and Enhanced Gantt Chart

Visualise the sequence of tasks in Gantt and manage workflows better using task dependencies.

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New

Zoho Projects Logo

Our logo is now redesigned with a fresh and vibrant look. 

Update

Issue Kanban View

Preview images attached to the issues in the kanban view. 

Update

Move Tasks Across Projects

You can now move your tasks to a different project. 

Update

Planned Vs Actual Export

You can now export your Planned vs Actual view to XLS. 

Update

Filters

View all the selected criteria after you apply filters.

Bug

Kanban View Filter

Default Kanban view was showing all open and closed tasks. This has now been fixed to show all open tasks. 

Bug

Editing Issue comment

Username wasn't updating when editing an issue comment of other users. This has now been fixed. 

Nov

New

Meeting Integration

Schedule an online meeting from your task details page. Interact with team members in real-time using the audio/visual interface or share your screen with participants.

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New

Task Custom View

Create customized views for your tasks based on various criteria. You can also convert filters to custom views.

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Update

Timesheet

Search for tasks and issues effortlessly while logging time from Timesheet

Update

Task Layout

We have added delete functionality to task layouts.

Update

Task Template

You can now add task descriptions when you create or update a task template.

Update

Task and Issue reminders

Set email reminders for overdue tasks and issues and receive notifications.

Oct

Blog

Zoho Projects 6.0

We have upgraded to 6.0 with new customizing options for task fields and facelift for tasks, issues, and projects.

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New

Task Custom Fields & Status

We have given the product one of the most powerful updates yet. Tasks are now customizable with fields and statuses.

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Update

Task and Issue Detail Page

A new look task and issue detail page awaits you. We have redesigned the detail page to give you a better view of the fields. 

Update

Custom Fields for Projects

Projects custom field UI has been revamped.

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New

Task Reports

Data analysis is now even better. With our Advanced Reports you can generate charts using different criteria.

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Update

Bug Custom Fields

Status & Workflow has been moved to Bug Custom Fields. Use the Customize option to setup different statuses and create workflows.

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New

Custom Domain

Customize your portal domain and give more visibility to your business.

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Update

Setup

We have added search option to the setup. It's now easier to get to the required settings. 

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Update

Screen Grabber

Screen Grabber has received an enhancement as well. Edit images before uploading them to the project.

New

Projects List View

Editing projects just got easier. Click and edit a field from the list view. 

New

Export Projects

Export the project list view to a spreadsheet for easy review. 

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New

Projects Timeline

View the entire project timeline on a Gantt chart. 

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Jul

Enhancement

Milestone Gantt

View milestones based on their status in the Milestone Gantt.

Enhancement

Reminders

Get notified about the Task, Bug, and Event reminders in feed and notifications.

Enhancement

Business Rules

You can now select 'Execute the next rule' option in Business rules list view.

Enhancement

Feed

View more details of task updates in your feeds.

Enhancement

Business Hours

Business hours can now be set in 5 minute increments instead of 10.

Enhancement

Project Custom Fields

You can now create extra custom fields in projects. Upto 20 pick list and single line fields can be used.

Enhancement

Issue Custom Fields

We have increased the number of options in pick list and user pick list to 100.

Jun

New

Office 365 Integration

Import Office 365 users and view tasks and events added in Zoho Projects in your Office 365 calendar.

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Update

Chrome Extension

We have given Chrome Extension a completely new and vibrant look.

Update

Gamescope

Edit ongoing and schedule games with the new version of Gamescope.

Enhancement

Feeds

Edit comments added to all modules other than Documents and Forums straight from Feeds.

Enhancement

Global search UI change

We have revamped the Global search to give you a better experience.

Issue-Fix

Milestones

Viewers were unable to view more than 25 milestones in the Gantt chart. This issue has been fixed.

Update

Work Hours

Import work hours when importing tasks to Zoho Projects.

May

New

Custom Functions

Write scripts in Deluge and automate processes in Issue Tracker.

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Issue-Fix

Issue Tracker

Issue prefix link was not workting in feeds and notifications. This has been resolved.

Issue-Fix

Forums

Content was spilling over when pasting from the web. This has been fixed.

Enhancement

Timesheet

Timesheet grid view now displays project names.

New

Project Templates

When you create a project using an existing template, users who are already part of the template will receive an email notification.

Issue-Fix

Release notes

Uses were unable to export release notes for milestones. This has been resolved.

Issue-Fix

Service Hooks

Admins can now access service hooks in the new UI.

Apr

Update

Timesheet

Set your default billing status from your Settings page. This can be also changed when creating a new project.

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Update

Home Tab 

You can customize your Home tab by closing widgets or using the on/off toggle switch.

Update

Default Work Hours 

You no longer have to set work hours for every project. Instead, you can set the work hours commonly for all the projects at the portal level.

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Bug-Fix

Timesheet 

The scroll issue after logging hours in Timesheet has been fixed.

Update

Edit Projects 

Managers can now archive projects from the Edit Project page.

Update

Custom Function 

Write your own code, wrap it inside a function, and link it to a business rule in Zoho Projects with Custom Functions.

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Update

Project Groups 

We have updated the sort function in Project Groups. Project groups can now be sorted alphabetically.

Update

Task Export 

Export feature now carries the Created By column to the XLS or CSV.

Mar

Bug

Zoho Projects 5X

It's been a while since we brought something new to the table so we just went ahead and launched a completely new UI.

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Blog

Zoho Projects Mobile Apps

We have revamped our mobile apps. With a whole new look and a bucket load of features Zoho Projects lets you carry your work wherever you go.

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Update

Export Timesheets

You can select multiple users when exporting timesheets.

Update

Webhooks

Webhooks now supports Custom Fields. Scroll through Parameter Values and choose the Custom Field.

Bug-Fix

Move Tasks

Users were unable to move tasks in the Milestones page. This has been fixed.

Update

Project Name as a Link

Project Name in task details page is now a link. Click on it to open the task view in a new tab.

2016

Dec

Bug-Fix

Gantt Chart for Projects

Gantt chart was cluttered with duplicate tasks. This issue has been fixed.

Update

Timesheet Project Report

Timesheet Project Report now records the last logged time.

Bug-Fix

Bug Progress Dashboard

User names were missing from Bug Progress filter in the dashboard. This has been resolved.

Bug-Fix

Global Search in Projects

Tasklists and Tasklist comments were not appearing in global search. This issue has been fixed.

New

Export Users

Export Users now shows user rate against their name.

Bug-Fix

Add Tasklist

IE users reported that Add Tasklist popup disappears when selecting Shift Date. This has been resolved.

Nov

Blog

Staff Based Billing

Billing becomes more comprehensive. Set hourly rates for individuals and bill by staff.

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Update

Export Bug Report

Now, export bug reports with escalation level. If a bug is escalated, it will show up in the bug report.

Bug-Fix

Bulk Update of Tasks

Bulk update of tasks was not working in Plain view. This has been fixed.

Bug-Fix

Add Tasklist

Users were facing an error when adding tasklists if there were no Tasklist templates. This has been resolved.

Bug-Fix

Add Task through Google Apps

Google users were not able to add tasks. This has been fixed.

Update

Resolve Bugs

Users can add attachments when resolving bugs.

Oct

Blog

NaNoWriMo

"The Winds Of Winter" might be taking its time in nearing completion, but you only have a month to finish your novel. Bring out the writer in you.

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Update

Update in My Tasks Page

Now close or move tasks, change their owner or priorities in bulk from My Tasks in Classic view.

Update

TaskList Pie Chart

View your tasklist as a pie chart based on the user, task status, priority or percentage of completion.

Update

Screen Grabber in Feeds

You can now add screenshots while commenting in feeds.

Bug-Fix

Timesheet Export for Bugs

Start and end time were not being recorded when exporting timesheet for bugs. This has now been resolved.

Bug-Fix

Create New Projects

New users were unable to create new projects. This is now fixed.

Update

Chat Feature in Zoho Projects

The Chat feature inside Zoho Projects now has an improved visual appeal.

Update

Support in Zoho Projects

Support finds a new home in the Needs Help section.

Sep

New

Enhanced Time-Log Settings

Customize your time log settings to allow or disallow entries for the past and the future.

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Bug-Fix

Log Hours in Task Details Page

Clicking on Log Hours did not elicit any response from the UI. This has been fixed.

New

Filters for Project Forums

Use filters to easily sort and view the required forum posts in your projects.

Bug-Fix

Import MPP files

There was an issue importing the latest version of MPP files. This has been resolved.

Bug-Fix

Adding Tasks in Google Apps Login

Google Apps users were unable to click the Add button when adding a task. The button has been repositioned.

New

Project Description in Zoho Reports

Zoho Reports now syncs project descriptions.

Bug-Fix

Filter for Tasks

Users were unable to use the filter option to view closed tasks. This has been resolved.

Aug

Blog

10 years of Zoho Projects

We are 10 years old! And we are celebrating!

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Blog

Zoho Projects and Slack

Zoho Projects now integrates with Slack to make communication simpler.

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Update

Bug Reminder

Never miss out on your bug deadlines. Set reminders to stay on top of your bug fixes

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Update

Bug Custom View Current Login

Use Custom View to show only bugs pertaining to the user who has logged in.

New

Slack Integration

Now, you can push your project updates to Slack feeds and manage your project activities.

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Update

Insert Code

We have brought back the option of inserting codes in our text editors.

Bug-Fix

Feed Duplication

Feeds duplicate from the start when users scroll to the bottom of the page. This is now resolved.

Bug-Fix

Multiple attachments when adding a new task

When adding multiple attachments simultaneously in the Add New Task page, only the last file was uploaded. This is fixed.

Bug-Fix

Start and End dates using email alias

When adding a new task using email alias, the start and end dates were not updating. This issues is now resolved.

Bug-Fix

Printing Gantt Charts

Now you can print Gantt charts without any break in UI.

Jul

Update

Push notifications for Bug updates

No more missing out on updates to bugs. Any update or escalation is pushed to your notification immediately and shows up on the feed.

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Bug-Fix

Importing users from Mail Suite

There was an issue with importing users from Mail Suite. This issue has been resolved

Bug-Fix

Synchronizing Zoho Calendar with Google Calendar

Multi-line entries were throwing an error when syncing with Google calendar. This is now resolved and entries will show up in a single line.

Update

Customize Bug Icon and Name

The bug icon and name can be changed as per business requirement.

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Bug-Fix

Adding comments to Tasks

Some users could not add comments for tasks. This has been fixed.

Bug-Fix

Edit events in the Calendar

There was an issue when editing events in the calendar. This has now been resolved.

Bug-Fix

Add followers to Tasks

Some users reported the Add Followers feature wasn’t working. This has been resolved.

Jun

Update

Image pop-up enriched with zoom-in and zoom-out feature

We have elevated the image pop-up section with the zoom-in and zoom-out feature. Now, you can click to expand and condense images for a better look and feel!

Bug-Fix

Issue in Log Hours scrolling

When the list of log hours of the tasks were exceeding the page limit, users were not able to scroll down to view the entire list. This bug was taken into action and was successfully amended.

Update

Two new enrichments in Timesheet

Timesheet is all set to level up your experience with the two latest enhancements. First, you can export timesheet for all your archived projects as well. Second, the Group By User functionality will also display the email IDs of users who log entries accordingly.

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Update

User based hours support while generating invoice

You can view the billing details of multiple users based on their individual hours in your invoices from now on. You can also choose the fields of your choice in the item name and item description fields when you generate your invoice.

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Bug-Fix

Inaccurate total log hours while exporting timesheet

The total log hours in timesheet export were displayed inaccurately. This issue is fixed. And, now you can check the total log hours without any hitch!

Update

Set mandatory custom fields in bugs

You can now customize fields and set them as a mandatory custom field in your bugs section. Try it yourself!

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May

Blog

Timesheet with more options

We now have an enhanced version of Timesheet with more options and a different look and feel.

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Update

Filter option to view all the users is enabled in Calendar and Gantt

Until recently, you were able to access the data in Calendar and Report & Gantt charts only for the default Me filter option. Now, you will be able to view the All User data by removing the Me filter option.

Update

Get notified on bug events using Notification helper

Receive real-time bug event notifications on the go using the new exclusive feature - Notification Helper. Now, get updated on the project snags and debug it in no time.

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Bug-Fix

Error while adding users from portal to project

While adding users from the portal to individual projects, users were hindered by an error pop up. This issue was mended successfully. Now, users will be able to add the requisite users to any project from their portal.

Update

Timesheet enhancement

It's time to manage your team's productivity picture-perfect using the four unique enhancements in timesheet. Start calculating the project's overall performance using group by user, group by date, group by project report, and group by client report. Timesheet is all set to size-up the potency of your team!

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New

Calendar facelift

What's up in calendar this month? Hola! Experience the all-new calendar with high-end visibility and distinctive look and feel. Open your calendar tab and watch out the new enhancements.

Bug-Fix

Issue in work hours for tasks

The work hours for task was wrongly estimated from the business hours settings when the task had more than two owners. This issue is now resolved.

Apr

Blog

Make work more engaging with gamescope

Earn points by making progress with tasks and bugs. Win trophies by collecting maximum points in a game. Achieve targets and earn badges. Show these off on your profile and on the scorecard.

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New

Save your custom view

It's easy to access your project bug details, from now on. You can filter the bug details and save it to your existing custom view or create a new custom view using the Save and Save As option.

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New

Storage space elevated

The storage space in all the plans are upgraded successfully. Now, you can enjoy an exclusive storage space of 10GB in the Express plan and 100GB in the Enterprise and Premium plans.

New

New SmartAdd event

Now, you can create events in your calendar in a better and effective way using the SmartAdd Event. Try now and elevate your event's stand to the next level!

New

Gamescope - Your portal's play area

How about a portal game, wherein you can compete with your team mates and accomplish the tasks on-time? Looks interesting right! Gamescope can make your work more adventurous with some exciting trophies and rewards. Now, the game starts, are you ready to win?

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New

All paid plans are enabled with the user export feature

Until recently, you were able to export users only in the Enterprise plan. But, here we come with a new enhancement. Now, you can export users in all our paid plans.

New

Get answered on the go with the all-new Bottom Tray

Stumbled upon what to do next? Fret no more! Here is the Bottom Tray that can lead your way. Click the Need Help icon at the bottom right corner of the page and clear your doubts in the blink of an eye.

Bug-Fix

Unable to copy business rules from the project templates

While creating projects using project templates, the business rules were not copied from the project templates. This issue is successfully fixed.

Bug-Fix

Error in loading Portal Clients page

Recently an user who owns more than 3000+ client users raised a complaint that he was not able to load his portal client page. The issue was immediately taken into action and fixed successfully.

Mar

Blog

Zapier Integration with Zoho Projects

Integrate Zoho Projects with other apps and automate workflows with Zapier.

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New

Search enabled for Project Custom fields in Zoho Projects

You can search for single and multi-text project custom fields in the universal search box in Zoho Projects, from now on.

New

Notification Helper

Zoho Projects introduces Notification Helper - A quick guide that helps you to check whether you will receive email notifications for any specific bug - event mapping or not.

New

Feed Facelift

Feed UI has been facelifted for greater visual appeal.

New

Edit feature for feed status and comment fields

It is possible to edit your feed status and comments for the posted status, from now on.

New

Follow and Unfollow buttons in Bug Details page

You can choose to follow or un follow any bug in the Bug Details page.

New

Carry over custom fields from template to project and vice-versa

When you create a project from a template, you haven't been able to import the custom fields from the template to the new project or vice versa, for that matter. From now on, you will be able to copy the custom fields as well.

New

Task description added in Export Task

When you export task, the exported file had only the Task name. Going forward, the file will contain the Task description as well.

New

Project Custom Fields in Rest API

It is now possible to create a project with custom fields using Rest API.

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Bug-Fix

Spaces replaced by % symbol

Space characters have been replaced by '%' in the URLs keyed in the comment sections of status,task, and bug fields. This issue is fixed now.

Bug-Fix

Unable to move tasks in a project template

The issue in moving tasks between two tasklists in a project template has been fixed.

Feb

New

Access to add followers

Till date, the users in Reporter and Assignee roles only were adding followers in Bug details. Going forward, Admins, Joint Admins, and Managers can also add followers in the Bug details page.

Blog

There are newcomers to Bug Settings of late. They help you to handle real-time bug notifications better. Why wait?

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Bug-Fix

Bulk owner update for tasks in plain view

In Tasks - Plain view, we have fixed the issue with respect to bulk update of Owners for different tasks in one go.

Blog

Is your project strict ?

Be kind and be strict. Puzzled? Zoho Projects introduces Strict Project management where you can freeze the deadlines of your project and deliver great quality on time, every time. Explore more on Strict Projects.

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New

User Export

You can export user data either for one project or across multiple projects through the Export User option in the Users or All Users page.

New

Mini editor

Mini editor is enabled for Status, Task comment, and Bug comment fields in Zoho Projects.

Bug-Fix

Issue in task dependency view is now resolved

Hello, SystemV/CST6CDT timezone users ! The issue in the Tasks - Dependency view is fixed.

Bug-Fix

Business Rule and SLA updates

UI has been enhanced for Business Rule and SLA sections for a great visual appeal. You can select multiple values in a rule, for all the fields, when you add or edit criteria for business rules and SLAs.

Blog

Project custom fields

Craft your project with the fields that match your business needs. Here's a blog on how you do it.

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New

Marking predefined view as favorite

In the Bugs tab, like Custom Views, add any number of Predefined Views to your favorites in one click. You can view all your favorites under the Favorite Views tab displayed above your Predefined Views.

Jan

Update

All default fields are editable now in the Bugs List view

You have been able to edit only the Assignee and the Status fields among the other default fields in Bugs - List view, till date. In order to lessen your navigation time among tabs and to help you edit other fields faster, we have come up with an update where you can edit all other default fields in the Bugs - List view itself.

Blog

User based Planned Vs Actual hours

Man proposes,God disposes! Does this saying ring a bell? Yes, things might or might not happen as planned in our lives. So do our projects. Most of us would have wished for a feature that clearly demarcates the planned hours and the actual ones logged for activities.Our Santa did hear you and here he is, with the all-new Planned vs Actual tab !!!

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Bug-Fix

Alignment issues in notification mails for task comments are fixed

Earlier, when you comment for a task with line breaks, in your project feed, the corresponding notification mail content had alignment issues. Those issues have been fixed and you will now receive notification mails in the same format as how you comment for tasks in the project feed.

New

Web to Bug Form - UI facelift

File bugs from external sites with an enhanced UI in Web to Bug Form that gives a great visual appeal.